Thạnh Phú District

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Thạnh Phú District

Huyện Thạnh Phú
Location in Bến Tre Province
Location in Bến Tre Province
Country Vietnam
ProvinceBến Tre
CapitalThạnh Phú
Area
 • Total155 sq mi (401 km2)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total131,964
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)

Thạnh Phú is a rural district of Bến Tre Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 131,964.[1] The district covers an area of 401 km². The district capital lies at Thạnh Phú.[1]

The district is in the southeast of the province. To the north is the Hàm Luông River and Ba Tri District, to the south is the Chiên River and Trà Vinh Province. To the west is Mỏ Cày District, to the east is the South China Sea.

The district capital is on National Highway 57 and is around 45 km southeast of Bến Tre.

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into communes:

  • An Thạnh
  • An Thuận
  • Tân Phong
  • Thuận Phong
  • An Quy
  • Hòa Lợi
  • Thới Thạnh
  • Mỹ Hưng
  • Mỹ An
  • An Điền
  • An Nhơn
  • Thạnh Hải
  • Đại Điền
  • Bình Thạnh
  • Phú Khánh
  • Giao Thạnh
  • Quới Điền

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.

Coordinates: 9°57′00″N 106°31′59″E / 9.950°N 106.533°E / 9.950; 106.533